Creating the space to be calm, centred and peaceful while being present. Learn to self-regulate and respond rather than to react.
Increasing awareness, being present, expanding the heart and calming and nourishing the body through gentle poses.
Movement through story telling and poses so as to balance and strengthen the body and spirit.
Connecting students with their heart, nourishing their soul and growing their love of self.
“ My favorite part of yoga was you were so sweet, you gave us some challenges and you made yoga fun by telling fun and important stories. ”
“ My favorite part of yoga was the tree pose because you get to stand on one foot and try to balance. It reminds me to be grounded.”
“ I learned to be a bucket filler. I enjoyed the peaceful warrior. You challenged us. ”
“ My favorite part of yoga was I did the tree and the candle. ”
“ My favorite part of yoga was you helped me to stay true to myself. ”
“ My favorite part of yoga is learning how to breathe. ”
STM “YogaLady” and Parent Volunteer100 classes and teacher workshop44 "parent led" volunteer classes
Elementary School Teacher
City of Ottawa Recreation and Culture
21 Years Health & Wellness + Yoga
33 years with children
Certified Children's Yoga Instructor
Reiki Master Certification
Certified Fitness Instructor
Bachelor's of EducationBrevet - Elementary & IntermediateJames McGill Award - Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor's of ArtsPsychology (Major)Linguistics (Minor)
“ A huge thank you to Andrea for expertly leading each class through 4 contemplative breathing sessions! The students learned to control their body and breathing as they reflected on positive self-image through engaging connections like the 7 Grandfather Teachings. #STMottawa ”
“ The students always feel great after our Contemplative Breathing sessions. @ThomasMoreOCSB ”